February 2016 ARCHIVES

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Baseball turns page toward March, eyes better results

February 29, 2016

By: CHRIS PRIDE MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- February is generally a month not preferred for baseball. Unfortunately, there's no way around it in the college game. First-year Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) baseball coach Frank Jagoda will never use the time of the year as an excuse for poor play, because baseball starts in his...
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No. 20 Patriots advance to Region X semis; beat Richard Bland 64-52

February 29, 2016

PETERSBURG, Va. -- Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) sophomore men's basketball player Jerel Jennings (Richmond, Va.) insisted the shoulder injury he suffered in the regular season finale Feb. 24 would not keep him out of Sunday's (Feb. 28) Region X quarterfinal against Richard Bland College. He made sure his status was never in...
Filed under: Men's Basketball


Petty sends off sophomores with winning 3

February 25, 2016

MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) men's basketball coach Kenny Wade considers former Halifax County High School and current Patriot freshman teammates Keyshawn Johnson and Ta'vion Petty more like sophomores at this point of the season. So it was only fitting that the duo teamed up to send the current...
Filed under: Men's Basketball

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Lady Patriots softball looks to grow this season

February 24, 2016

By: CHRIS PRIDE MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- One of the best things about sports is watching a team grow over the course of a season. That's the main the objective for first-year Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) softball coach Robbi Campbell. He is taking over a Lady Patriots team that won just four games last season and returns...
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Patriots look to finish strong on Sophomore Night

February 24, 2016

MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- The Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) men's basketball team is building the right kind of momentum in the closing weeks of the regular season. The Patriots look to cap a season-ending, four-game homestand on a high note at 7 p.m. tonight (Feb. 24) against Region X rival Catawba Valley Community College. PHCC...
Filed under: Men's Basketball

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Salem’s Bryanna Young joins volleyball team

February 23, 2016

MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Second-year Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) volleyball coach Kelly Proffitt continues to stack her roster for the 2016 season, as the Lady Patriots look to defend their NJCAA Region X, Division III championship. Proffitt recently signed Salem High School senior Bryanna Young on Feb. 18 to play for the...
Filed under: Volleyball


Women’s hoops take down Lenoir CC 52-45

February 23, 2016

KINSTON, N.C. -- The Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) women's basketball team picked a good time Monday (Feb. 22) to win consecutive games for the first time this season. The Lady Patriots used a 35-23 second half to erase a five-point halftime deficit in downing Lenoir Community College 52-45 in a Region X, Division II...
Filed under: Women's Basketball


Women’s hoops overcoming adversity

February 22, 2016

By: CHRIS PRIDE MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Unpredictable playoff runs in March are part of the norm in college basketball, and the Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) women's basketball team is hoping it can wear that special slipper. Freshman Ebony Reynolds (Patrick County, Va.) put it best after the Lady Patriots' 71-60 win over...
Filed under: Women's Basketball

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Baseball finishes with 4-game split with Louisburg College

February 22, 2016

LOUISBURG, N.C. -- The Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) baseball team split its away doubleheader Sunday (Feb. 21) with Louisburg College, wrapping up a four-game, home-and-home series with the Hurricanes. The Patriots once again won Game 1 but lost the second game like they did the day before at Hooker Field in...
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Men’s hoops hold off Pitt Community College 70-65

February 21, 2016

MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- The past week has been a defensive renaissance for the Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) men's basketball team. The final five minutes of the first half Sunday (Feb. 21) against Pitt Community College featured another celebration of the Patriots' most recent efforts. A 17-3 run to close the first half gave...
Filed under: Men's Basketball

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